## Disease Detectives B/C

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### Re: Disease Detectives B/C

*                     Disease        No disease
Exposure             7                  124
No exposure        1                   78

Calculate relative risk for this 2x2 table showing the association between wound infection and incidental appendectomy.
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### Re: Disease Detectives B/C

`The relative risk is (7/(7+124))/(1/(1+78)) which is equal to 4.22. This means someone who is exposed is 4.22 times as likely to develop the disease as someone who is not exposed.`
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UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:*                     Disease        No disease
Exposure             7                  124
No exposure        1                   78

Calculate relative risk for this 2x2 table showing the association between wound infection and incidental appendectomy.
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`The relative risk is (7/(7+124))/(1/(1+78)) which is equal to 4.22. This means someone who is exposed is 4.22 times as likely to develop the disease as someone who is not exposed.`
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I guess I'll get this started again:
What are the reasons for investigating an outbreak?

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UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:I guess I'll get this started again:
What are the reasons for investigating an outbreak?
`Control or prevention of the health problem; Opportunity to learn (research opportunity); Public, political, or legal concerns; Public health program considerations; Training`
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Try again!
`to figure out if a common infectious agent/organism cause this outbreak, to prevent additional cases from the same source, to tell how to prevent this problem in the future`

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SOnerd wrote:
UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:I guess I'll get this started again:
What are the reasons for investigating an outbreak?
`Control or prevention of the health problem; Opportunity to learn (research opportunity); Public, political, or legal concerns; Public health program considerations; Training`
UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:Try again!
`to figure out if a common infectious agent/organism cause this outbreak, to prevent additional cases from the same source, to tell how to prevent this problem in the future`

List Hill's Criteria for Causation.
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SOnerd wrote:
SOnerd wrote:
UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:I guess I'll get this started again:
What are the reasons for investigating an outbreak?
`Control or prevention of the health problem; Opportunity to learn (research opportunity); Public, political, or legal concerns; Public health program considerations; Training`
UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:Try again!
`to figure out if a common infectious agent/organism cause this outbreak, to prevent additional cases from the same source, to tell how to prevent this problem in the future`

List Hill's Criteria for Causation.
`[list=a][*]Strength of Association [*]Consistency [*]Specificity [*]Alternative Explanations [*]Temporality [*]Dose-Response Relationship [*]Biological Plausibility [*]Experimental Evidence [*]Coherence[/list]`

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UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote: List Hill's Criteria for Causation.
`[list=a][*]Strength of Association [*]Consistency [*]Specificity [*]Alternative Explanations [*]Temporality [*]Dose-Response Relationship [*]Biological Plausibility [*]Experimental Evidence [*]Coherence[/list]`
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What was the real name of "Typhoid Mary," and what made her famous?

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